Improving City Services Through Technology

This infographic from GOOD looks at how city departments can use technology to better share data, and improve communication with citizens and streamline city services.

"Most city government agencies tend to gather their own data in parallel, and they rarely share information with each other. This can make life frustrating for city residents trying to access city services. Can cities can use technology to be smarter?"

Through the example of arranging a special trash pickup, this info graphic shows how city departments can pool information and enable betters communications to more efficiently fulfill service requests.

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